Low Fat Louisiana Chicken Recipe

Recipe Category: Chicken


Low Fat Louisiana Chicken Recipe


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 pound low-fat smoked sausage, casings removed if necessary , cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 1/2 pounds chicken parts, preferably drumsticks, skinned
  • 1 large green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 stalks celery, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 28 ounces tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
  • 2 large bay leaves
  • salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • hot pepper sauce, to taste
  • Method

  • In cooker, heat oil.
  • Saute onion and garlic until onion becomes soft, about 2 minutes.
  • Stir in sausage, chicken, green pepper, celery, tomatoes, thyme leaves and bay leave.
  • Scrape up any browned bits from bottom of the cooker and incorporate into mixture.
  • Lock lid in place and, over high heat, bring to high pressure.
  • Adjust heat to maintain high pressure; cook 9 minutes.
  • Reduce pressure with a quick-release method.
  • Remove lid, tilting it away from you to allow any excess steam to escape.
  • Remove bay leaves; add salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce.
  • Serve over hot rice.
  • Makes 6 servings.
  • Preparation time: About 15 minutes.
  • Cooking time: About 18 minutes.
  • Per serving: About 495 cal, 52 g pro, 11 g car, 27 g fat, 48% cal from fat, 219 mg cholesterol, 1061 mg sod, 2 g fiber.
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